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Prescriber Checkup

K-TAB

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

219K
Medicare Part D Claims
$7.06M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
California 121,853 $4.11M
Colorado 21,919 $608K
Oregon 21,373 $694K
Washington 19,242 $555K
Florida 7,311 $126K
Georgia 6,975 $178K
Ohio 4,667 $153K
Hawaii 3,996 $110K
Maryland 3,496 $83.9K
Virginia 1,034 $25.7K
District of Columbia 915 $21.4K
Pennsylvania 542 $47.7K
New Jersey 495 $41.2K
Arizona 436 $21.6K
New York 366 $19.5K
Missouri 329 $20.4K
Michigan 324 $19.1K
Texas 303 $17.6K
Wisconsin 255 $14.7K
North Carolina 244 $14.7K
Tennessee 239 $16.4K
Nevada 227 $9,049
Illinois 221 $16.4K
Indiana 216 $12.8K
Kentucky 195 $10.3K
Minnesota 184 $8,803
Alabama 164 $12.8K
South Carolina 158 $10.1K
Iowa 150 $6,874
Mississippi 115 $6,439
Utah 111 $4,993
Oklahoma 109 $4,971
Massachusetts 104 $8,261
New Hampshire 97 $2,454
Kansas 93 $6,668
North Dakota 89 $3,484
South Dakota 86 $4,714
Idaho 74 $3,017
Arkansas 72 $4,198
Montana 69 $3,269
Louisiana 65 $2,756
Connecticut 60 $4,471
Nebraska 51 $1,677
West Virginia 49 $3,308
New Mexico 38 $2,177
Alaska 30 $1,094
Delaware 15 $1,305
Wyoming 14 $262
Vermont 14 $392
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for K-TAB

Provider Medicare Claims City State
GLORIA MARTINEZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANAHEIM

California

MATTHEW GENOVESE MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

KATHLEEN KRIDER MS

Nurse Practitioner, Adult Health

Claims Filled50

PORTLAND

Oregon

MERCEDES NAREZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

LOS ANGELES

California

MARK LUM MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

HONOLULU

Hawaii

CHRISTINE ROZANCE M.D.

Geriatric Medicine

Claims Filled50

SACRAMENTO

California

JONG PARK M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

SANTA CLARA

California

EVA VERTELNEY MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WOODLAND HILLS

California

PAUL LUKASIEWICZ MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

WOODLAND HILLS

California

BIRGITTA HUFNAGEL-PINNEY MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

QUYNH-VAN VUONG MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WOODLAND HILLS

California

HIROKI NODA MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANAHEIM

California

FREDDY ALAMSHAW DO

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANAHEIM

California

JONATHAN KANER MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

VALLEJO

California

DIANE DAKIN M.D.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

OLYMPIA

Washington

SHELLY THIO MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

RIVERSIDE

California

JULIE SUTHERLAND

Cardiovascular Disease

Claims Filled50

WELLESLEY

Massachusetts

SEUNG KIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

DULUTH

Georgia

PEARLIE LIM MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

ANAHEIM

California

MOHAMMAD RANA M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

CHANTILLY

Virginia

JOHN GRUEN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PANORAMA CITY

California

NATHAN HO DO

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

PANORAMA CITY

California

IRMA COVARRUBIAS-LUGO MD

Family Medicine

Claims Filled50

SAN DIEGO

California

AMY NILAKANTAN D.O.

Hospitalist

Claims Filled50

COLUMBUS

Ohio

GREGORY KELMAN MD

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled50

WOODLAND HILLS

California